Scripps Cancer Center's 38th Annual Conference: Clinical Hematology & Oncology 2018

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Join us February 17-20, 2018 in La Jolla!

This course brings together clinicians and leading experts in diverse areas of hematology and oncology to discuss new clinical developments.

About the Conference

About the Conference

Conference Location

Conference Location

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine

3777 La Jolla Village Dr

San Diego, California 92122

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Course Overview

Scripps Cancer Center's 38th Annual Conference: Clinical Hematology and Oncology 2018, is designed for hematologists, oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, internists, and others desiring an update in these specialty areas. The primary objective of this course is to bring together clinicians and leading experts in diverse areas of hematology and oncology, affording them an intimate environment in which to discuss new clinical developments and significant advances.

Educational Objectives

After attending this live activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the clinical and molecular facets of pathogenesis, diagnostic approaches and therapeutic modalities available for various hematologic disorders.
  • Select and apply the changing approaches to hematologic malignancies, particularly as they relate to evidence-based standards of care, including innovations in diagnosis and treatment.
  • Choose new therapeutic options for the treatment of a number of common malignancies; understanding appropriate indications and contraindications to these therapeutic approaches.
  • Apply practical expertise gained from the clinical situations discussed in the workshop sessions with an emphasis on data-based approaches to patients with common but serious hematologic conditions.
  • Integrate the evolving approaches to breast cancer from both a diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic perspective.
  • Integrative the evolving approaches to various immunologic cancer treatments. 

Accreditation and Disclosures

Physicians

Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Commercial Support

This course is supported, in part, by educational grants from industry, in accordance with ACCME accreditation Standards for Commercial Support. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the educational activity.


Cultural and Linguistic Competency

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires that all CME activities comprising a patient care element include curriculum addressing the topic of cultural and linguistic competency. The intent of this bill is to ensure that health care professionals are able to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through effective and appropriate professional development. The planners, speakers and authors of this CME activity have been encouraged to address issues relevant in their topic area. A variety of resources are available that address cultural and linguistic competency, some of which can be found in the Cultural & Linguistic Competency Resource Guide.

Event Details
Date Time
Sat, Feb 17th, 2018 - Tue, Feb 20th, 2018 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM